Title : IT Network Engineer

Department : IT

Type : Full Time

Location : Houston, TX

Job Details :

The Harris Center for Mental Health & IDD is looking for an experienced Network Engineer to join our IT team!

About the Position

The IT Network Engineer at The Harris Center is responsible for the design, support, and maintenance of the data, video, and wireless network infrastructure. You must have hands-on experience with Cisco switches, routers, and firewalls in a datacenter environment in order to successfully complete the duties of this role. You will perform implementation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of network components in order to ensure their availability, reliability, and optimal performance. As the Network Engineer, you will also plan, schedule, and implement network maintenance, including firmware upgrades, hardware replacement, and configuration changes, outside of business hours in addition to performing difficult network troubleshooting. You will also assist our Security Team with the installation and administration of NAC, packet aggregation tools, and other security appliances as needed. 


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short- and Long-term disability insurance
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Prescription plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • 401(a), 403(b), or 457 retirement plans with matching
  • Generous PTO
  • Competitive salary
  • Family and Medical leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Loan Repayment Coordination Assistance
  • Professional development programs
  • New hire referral bonus


  • Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent, in Computer Science or Information Security
  • CCNP Certification or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of experience in a large enterprise network environment
  • Experience implementing and troubleshooting complex network
  • Experience in network analysis with packet capturing tools
  • Wireless LAN – Expert in Aerohive or other wireless access point technology
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco switches, routers, and firewalls in a datacenter

About The Harris Center for Mental Health & IDD

The Harris Center is the state-designated Local Mental Health Authority and Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) Authority serving Harris County, Texas.  As the largest behavioral and developmental disability care center in Texas, The Harris Center provides a full continuum of services at 86 different sites across Harris County in more than 42 different languages as well as sign language in order to better serve our community. We are committed to meeting the behavioral health and IDD needs of Harris County residents and giving them hope to live to their fullest potential. 

Apply today.

Our short application process takes less than 3 minutes on your phone, tablet, or computer.

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD (“The HARRIS CENTER”) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.